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to conserve energy after police say someone sabotaged a phone distribution center. and john fowler is live in santa clara county, john fowler has the story now. >> reporter: police say they are looking for someone with the technology knowledge. 1:26a.m. someone cut fiberoptic cables. first knocking out several 911 dispatch systems including gilroy's emergency police line which is still now. a moment later another cable cut sent phone and data systems down. >> they knew where to go for the fiberoptic, they knew where to cut. they also were able to take out very critical parts of the pg & e substation. >> reporter: the attacker used a high powered rifle, 30 to 40 shots. severely damaging five transmission banks at the sub station. pg & e said no one lost power. but they're asking the south bay to conserve power at least through midnight tonight as a precaution. reporting live in santa clara county, john fowler. >>> more sunshine and even warmerweather. i'll detail how high temperatures will climb. >> what goes on where your food is prepared. the app that will help you uncover your favorite r
county and 12 of its cities. in our health and science editor john fowler is in pacifica tonight with this patchwork of rules and regulations that in some cases can be frustrating for shoppers. >> reporter: right now, you shop here, you better bring along your reusable bag or pay more, because san mateo county has been hit today by a growing wave of environmental awareness. the first day of no plastic bags found many shoppers buying paper bags. >> i really forgot. i didn't watch the news last night. >> reporter: she forgot her reusable bag. >> it is inconvenient in some ways, only because we have habits to overcome. >> reporter: frank had to pay 20 cents for paper. >> this is the price you pay for living on the coast. >> reporter: san mateo county and cities today joined sonoma, marin, san francisco, alameda and santa clara counties. not every city but about half the bay area bans plastic bags. one reason to reduce landfill waste. a san francisco study the year after it banned plastic bags showed an actual increase in plastic bags in the trash. plus, it said plastic bags account
fowler is live -- obesity. ktvu's john fowler is live with more. >> reporter: i bought this soda for $1.19 today. under the new tax it would be $1.61. 35% more expensive. >> reporter: the tax would raise $2.6 billion a year. the bill's author told me the money would go to a new state found fight -- fund to fight childhood obesity. would a tax reduce consumption? >> people that want to buy it will buy it, i don't think it will make a difference. >> the tax adds a penny an ounce to sugary sodas. this idea has been tried before in the bay area and nationwide. each time meeting well funded opposition. >> i don't think the government's role is to try to change how we eat and drink on a daily basis. >> reporter: 5 months ago voters rejected a soda tax. 2-1. new york state failed. washington state briefly taxed but ended it. the business targets the same people as big tobacco. >> low income and minority communities that are facing the highest risks. >> reporter: it goes to the health committee next wednesday. reporting live, health and science editor john fowler ktvu channel 2 news. >> more d
-day heat. ktvu's health and science editor john fowler is live now with the dangerous situation she is accused of putting her child into. john? >> reporter: it happened after noon here at the square mall. police made an arrest of the mother after witnessed called 911. they found an unattended baby in distress inside the car. >> all they heard was a baby crying. they looked in the car and saw her skin was flush with tears. >> the baby was sweating. police found the mother shopping. >> she knew the child was there and said the windows was down. >> reporter: in court today the lawyer said one car window was down 4 inches. the temperature 76 degrees. i asked san francisco state heat stress scientists for his opinion. >> 105 degrees. after just 20 minutes temperatures could be fatal for a child. >> reporter: the baby was unhurt but 32 u.s. children died of heat stroke in cars. the baby was released to her father. the court ordered her to receive child safety counseling and she was told to return to court in three weeks. health and science editor jo
be spent right here in the bay area and our health and science editor john fowler is in san francisco now with more on that plus some of the people john who may benefit directly from this. >> reporter: that's right, this brain initiative was hailed at long overdue by some remarkable people we spoke with here. nowhere are mysteries of the brain more compelling than among people here at the pomeroy center. suzy had a stroke a year ago today she's meeting with a group recovering. >> we want to understand it. we want to understand what went wrong with us. and the only way to do it is through research. >> we came to another session and a bus hit our car. >> the tumor had time to damage a few things. >> the tension needs to be put on people's brain injuries. and we haven't had that. >> reporter: this initiative could reveal how brains actually work at the cellular levels. >> i need to know the exact location of a problem of abnormality so we can know as much as we can without hitting tissue. >> it's really important to know something about the uncharte
firestorm. john fowler is in san francisco tonight where he first found out about those nesting birds last summer. john? >> reporter: on this pier 80 cargo crane, as recently as last week, a magnificent pair of nesting ospreys were setting up their nest. and it's the first ever in san francisco. but today, no more. the birds are still around, but the nest was removed by port crews. this photo from last wednesday shows a workers, where the nest had been. as we first told you last summer, a mating pair of osprey raised chicks here, a first for san francisco. active nests are federally protected. but last week, port crews came in. >> they had lowered the boom on the crane, the nest dumped. at that point, there was no way that the port could have known whether there were eggs in there or not. >> reporter: the port insists there was no active nest, maybe one under construction. >> that doesn't constitute a nest? >> reporter: the port says it needs the crane for cargo and that federal wildlife officials agreed. they offered they will offer the osprey these nearby cranes. >> by making the cranes
's health and science editor john fowler is here now with lawmakers promises to get tougher on big oil. >> the pipe that burst was half the thickness of the dime. the report claims chevron for over looking the problems and blame regulators that don't require finding and fixing them. >> reporter: it exploded 8 months ago, sending 15,000 to clinics. chevron knew there was corrosion but chose not to upgrade or replace pipes. >> it is really a question of organization, safety culture and regulatory over sight. >> reporter: the anticipated federal report recommends chevron immediately improve the way it predicts failures and adopt best practices. investigators and activists point out there is no regulation. >> you could call it an accident waiting to happen, i call it failure. >> u.s. refining industry is looking like it is the worst and getting worse. >> reporter: investigators urge the city of richmond and contra costa county to amend ether rules to require safer systems. >> don't manage risk, prevent the risk and that is what we want to do with the amendments. >> reporter: chevron said
john fowler reports that fight is with his insurance company which is refusing to pay for specialized treatment. >>>reporter: at children's hospital oakland today in a special floorboard 24 -year-old luis robbie showed me some of the painful and aggressive tumors killing him. the cancer is rhabdomyosarcoma, it is rare, current medicines don't work well especially for his internal and external tumors tumors. >> they didn't have a way to treat both at the same time. but, there was a clinical trial at ucsf. >>>reporter: doctors recommended he take part in the drug file in fact ucsf is holding a spot for him in the trial specifically for rhabdomyosarcoma. his health insurance is through his father's work at sutter health. third-party administrator called u mr sent a letter saying since ucsf is outside the health plan network, only emergencies are covered and nothing experimental. luis says he was referred to another dr . >> i said that the dr. have any experience with rhabdomyosarcoma? they said no. i am not comfortable with that. >>>reporter: his oncologist of five years of the latest dr
fowler is live. john? >> reporter: well the bridge should be safer in an earthquake, the whole reason this $6.4 billion bridge is being built. and the bridge bolts failed last month are being fixed, or might be, there is no fix yet. the question is can the bridge be safer by labor day? caltran doesn't know why the bolts failed last month. they are designs on how to fix it, but haven't decided. >> it is the closest of the quarters giving us a challenge. >> the sheer key, that keeps the bridge deck on in an earthquake is the problem. >> it is simple, but because of the importance, you can't just let it partially be done and move on. >> reporter: studying the old and new bridge, he says there is no reason they can't make and install the fix in the next four-months. >> i don't see why it can't be fixed and opened in time on labor day. >> reporter: they are analyzing whether they will open it without it in place. they say the sheer key fix shouldn't interfere with finishing the bridge. it is just a matter of money. >>> oakland police have found the car involved in a fatal shooting of a sou
for their service. >> health and science center, ktvu news, john fowler. >>> we are continuing coverage of the bombings, including a slideshow. look for a special tab at the very top of our homepage. >>> oakland police released video of a suspected child molester near the scene of the crime. they come near the areas of 10th and oak street where the 7-year-old was attacked inside an apartment building. the man is six feet tall. you see him wearing down the sidewalk. the man got in the apartment by posing as a plumber. >>> 9th circuit court of appeals heard both sizes arguing conversion therapy is dangerous and the state has a right to protect patients. it violates free speech, and interferes with doctors or counselors. >>> amazon is asking you, the user, to help itself new line up of tv shows. it has commissioned pilot epi episodes. amazon is hoping to compete with hulu and netflix. netflix has had suj success huge success with house of cards. >>> gal the lalaxys #4r is the 4 is the apple iphone's competitor. >>> the weight is final over for san francisco's exploratorium. the $300 millio
be spent right here in the bay area and our health and science editor john fowler is in san francisco now with more on that plus some of the people john who may benefit directly from this. >> reporter: that's right, this brain initiative was hailed at long overdue by some remarkable people we spoke with here. nowhere are mysteries of the brain more compelling than among people here at the pomeroy center. suzy had a stroke a year ago today she's meeting with a group recovering. >> we want to understand it. we want to understand what went wrong with us. and the only way to do it is through research. >> we came to another session and a bus hit our car. >> the tumor had time to damage a few things. >> the tension needs to be put on people's brain injuries. and we haven't had that. >> reporter: this initiative could reveal how brains actually work at the cellular levels. >> i need to know the exact location of a problem of abnormality so we can know as much as we can without hitting tissue. >> it's really important to know something about the uncharted parts, to have maps. >> reporter: it cou
is on the rise. ktvu's health and science editor john fowler is in oakland with what officials are telling people who are heading to china. john? >> reporter: authorities say there are no cases of bird flu here yet, all it takes though is a plane night. one experts expects it will increase in number and people will day. >> reporter: officials revised the virus death tol down to -- toll down to 17. in san francisco we met tourists who flew in today and said there is little concern back home. >> reported 100 cases in china. we have very big population. >> reporter: he said the government closed most open air markets to limit exposure. officials urge anyone to see a doctor immediately if traveling to china avoid touching poultry. >> most spread is occurring through interaction with poultry. the worry is it will change. >> reporter: san francisco and other health departments sent doctors noleses on how to -- notices on how to treat it. one of the most lethal ever, killing 1-5 people infected. till now it has been rare in humans. he says scientists are working on a vaccine but expect more cases. >> un
has now ignited a legal firestorm. john fowler is in san francisco tonight where he first found out about those nesting birds last summer. john? >> reporter: on this pier 80 cargo crane, as recently as last week, a magnificent pair of nesting ospreys were setting up their nest. and it's the first ever in san francisco. but today, no more. the birds are still around, but the nest was removed by port crews. this photo from last wednesday shows a workers, where the nest had been. as we first told you last summer, a mating pair of osprey raised chicks here, a first for san francisco. active nests are federally protected. but last week, port crews came in. >> they had lowered the boom on the crane, the nest dumped. at that point, there was no way that the port could have known whether there were eggs in there or not. >> reporter: the port insists there was no active nest, maybe one under construction. >> that doesn't constitute a nest? >> reporter: the port says it needs the crane for cargo and that federal wildlife officials agreed. t
john fowler ktvu channel 2 news. >>> a 17-year-old accused of shooting a toddler in oakland has been ordered to stand trial. a judge ruled there is enough evidence for frederick coleman to face a jury on murder. he is accused of killing hiram lawrence, jr. when he shot at a group of people in november twenty 11. >>> -- 2011. >>> child molester who volunteered as a church was sentenced today. mark gurries was given permission by a official to volunteer at the festival in october. but today he admitted working with the children was in violation of his probation. he was convicted of child molestation in 2010 and is required to register as a sex offender. >>> san francisco's police chief is backing down from his -- down from his plan to arm police officers with stan guns. ktvu's david stevenson has more. >> reporter: he said it would be a waste of time and money because the officers would be limited on when they could use them. >> reporter: san francisco police chief greg suhr said today that for now he is giving up on a program to arm 100 officers with stun guns. >> we will go another w
. that after vandals struck a phone distribution center. our health and science editor john fowler is live near the coyote neighborhood just south of san jose with late afternoon tonight on the repairs that are being made, john. >> reporter: i just got key details about this apparent act of attack. just beyond those trees is a pg & e substation. there's crews trying to restore phone. someone with technical knowledge of communication systems attacked this area early this morning. first cutting fiberoptic cables in two underground vaults that shut down emergency 911 phone land service to gilroy police and others that's still out. also using a high powered rifle on substation equipment 30 to 40 shots. >> there is an oil leak as a result of the shots to the station. >> reporter: someone had cut through the security fence and gained access. someone cut a majored shared fiberoptic phone cable. probably the same people. >> certainly the cutting of the power the fiberoptic cables was intentional. so if you want to call that sabotage that's what it looks like. >> reporter: investigators have some clues
. they have the most health risks. >> senate bill 22 goes before the health committee next wednesday. john fowler, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> around for 150 years is facing an uncertain future tonight as it must repay nearly $20 million to cover funding cost. cuts were first approved in 2011 but were put on hold because of a lawsuit. the state eventually won that suit and now says they must pay back what it calls overpayment for the last few years. >> the jewish home has no capacity to pay back the $20 million retroactive liability and sustain an on going 10 to 12 million, 11 to $12 million cuts going forward. >> they sent out 300 pink slips with 100 layoffs. >>> firefighters rescued a man from a burning home in san francisco's specific heights neighborhood earlier today. the fire started just before 11:00 in a three story home. took fire crews about 45 minutes to contain fire. no injuries were reported. the cause is under investigation. >>> far was injured this afternoon putting out a -- a firefighter was injured than putting out a if fire. firefighters were able to rescue a dog. the injur
the hidden costs to caregivers. john fowler here now with a very sobering look at the future. >> reporter: 10 million american families right now care for an elderly relative at home. it could be 60 million in less than 20 years. economists say insurance and the government simply cannot afford dementia care. 51-year-old constance told me she was a prisoner of her own compassion, caring for her mother 24/7. the constant monitoring, constantly urging to eat, the bathing, much harder than raising children. >> it was so stressful for me. it made me crazy. the anger comes up. the emotion comes up and the desperation. so feeling all that and trying to be compassion is not easy. >> reporter: she was also raising a son. she says this all cost her her marriage plus a financial toll not covered by medicare, insurance or anyone else. >> the sheer amount of time that i missed work, doctor visits, taking them to the senior center. >> reporter: one health economist told me, across america, lost wages because of dementia top $50 billion a year.
changing. health and science editor john fowler ktvu channel 2 news. >>> a study concludes the chickenpox vaccine has reduced the number of cases of the disease. researchers followed 7500 children vaccinated in 1995. over the course of the study, 15 cases per thousand. statistics before showed rates as much as 10 times that high. >>> in oklahoma the dental board is recommending criminal charges be filed against the surgeon at the center of a public health scare. 7,000 patients could have been exposed to hiv or hepatitis. they found unsafe practices at his clinics. former patients lined up today to be screened for hepatitis b, c and hiv. >>> security beefed up in texas today following a murder of a district attorney and his wife. the bodies of kaufman county district attorney mike mclelland and his wife were found saturday inside their home. at the courthouse in houston today deputies kept a watchful eye on people. authorities are looking into whether a gang is responsible for the killings. >> this, i think, is a clear concern to individu
yesterday as temperatured hoovered around 70. john fowler was in court and spoke to a heat expert about the dangers of leaving a child in the car even if it's not summer. >> reporter: it happened yesterday just after noon here at the marina shopping mall. police arrested a 30-year-old woman after witnesses called 911. they had discovered an unattended baby in distress inside a car. >> when they arrived, all they heard was a baby crying hysterically. they looked in the car and saw that her skin was kind of flush with tears coming from her eyes. >> reporter: the 4 -month-old was dehydrated profusely. they found the mother shopping. >> she admitted the daughter was there and she said well the windows are down, thinking it was okay and of course it's not. >> reporter: the windows were down four inches. the temperatures 77 degrees. i asked san francisco stress analyst for his opinion. >> it can get up to 105 degrees. in 10 minutes you can be in temperatures that are unbearable. >> reporter: after court the family declined to speak to me on camera. the baby girl, who they say is still breast-
. john fowler was in court and spoke to a heat expert about the dangers of leaving a child in the car even if it's not summer. >> reporter: it happened yesterday just after noon here at the marina shopping mall. police arrested a 30-year-old woman after witnesses called 911. they had discovered an unattended baby in distress inside a car. >> when they arrived, all they heard was a baby crying hysterically. they looked in the car and saw that her skin was kind of flush with tears coming from her eyes. >> reporter: the 4 -month-old was dehydrated profusely. they found the mother shopping. >> she admitted the daughter was there and she said well the windows are down, thinking it was okay and of course it's not. >> reporter: the windows were down four inches. the temperatures 77 degrees. i asked san francisco stress analyst for his opinion. >> it can get up to 105 degrees. in 10 minutes you can be in temperatures that are unbearable. >> reporter: after court the family declined to speak to me on camera. the baby girl, who they say is still breast-feeding was turned over to her father. joh
admits it made mistakes and promises improvement. ktvu's john fowler explains to us what is laid out in that report and the message that chevron has for that community. >> reporter: chevron's refinery a small leak in crude unit number four suddenly exploded injuring six. toxic smoke sent 16,000 people to doctors. today we showed the chevron newspaper message, its promise to do better. >> this is the talk and we've heard the talk for all of my life here for the past 30 years. >> reporter: chevron promises to improve analysis and worker training. among the systemic chevron failures that led to the explosion. at 10:00 this morning, chevron put out this 58 page detailed report admitting mistakes for a decade. investigators found 11 serious and willful allegations. >> meaning the company knew and didn't take steps to correct. >> reporter: state senator lonnie hancock says she is filing a lawsuit. >> reporter: trust today was hard to come by. >> aside from any improved guidelines or technology we're still going to suffer the consequences. >> reporter: all this today, in the background of c
. in it the company admits it made mistakes and promises improvement. ktvu's john fowler explains to us what is laid out in that report and the message that chevron has for that community. >> reporter: chevron's refinery a small leak in crude unit number four suddenly exploded injuring six. toxic smoke sent 16,000 people to doctors. today we showed the chevron newspaper message, its promise to do better. >> this is the talk and we've heard the talk for all of my life here for the past 30 years. >> reporter: chevron promises to improve analysis and worker training. among the systemic chevron failures that led to the explosion. at 10:00 this morning, chevron put out this 58 page detailed report admitting mistakes for a decade. investigators found 11 serious and willful allegations. >> meaning the company knew and didn't take steps to correct. >> reporter: state senator lonnie hancock says she is filing a lawsuit. >> reporter: trust today was hard to come by. >> aside from any improved guidelines or technology we're still going to suffer the consequences. >> reporter: all this today, in the background
in the ability to save lives after an amputation or traumatic injury. john fowler tells us those injured in the boston attack may benefit from what's happening here in the bay area. >> reporter: the v.a. flag today at half-staff for the boston victims today. awful carnage that till now only american soldiers have known. eight months ago, another ied in afghanistan devastated the legs, arms and brain of one 23- year-old soldier now in palo alto, kim's fiance. >> a lot more hope than we used to have. they have so many different things. i've heard of the eye hand, which is cool. i've heard about prosthetic limbs. >> reporter: the state of the art is treatment for amputation. it has advanced dramatically, in large part because of the pioneering work being done here. >> the incident was horrific. but injuries who suffered from that should know that there is hope. the outcomes are very good. >> reporter: improved with unfortunate practice on combat injuries. >> we have come far in the last few years since the war has started in amputee rehabilitation. >> reporter: for more than ten years, we'v
area man riding for his life in the hospital but as our health and science editor john fowler reports that fight is with his insurance company which is refusing to pay for specialized treatment. >>>reporter: at children's hospital oakland today in a special floorboard 24 -year-old luis robbie showed me some of the painful and aggressive tumors killing him. the cancer is rhabdomyosarcoma, it is rare, current medicines don't work well especially for his internal and external tumors tumors. >> they didn't have a way to treat both at the same time. but, there was a clinical trial at ucsf. >>>reporter: doctors recommended he take part in the drug file in fact ucsf is holding a spot for him in the trial specifically for rhabdomyosarcoma. his health insurance is through his father's work at sutter health. third-party administrator called u mr sent a letter saying since ucsf is outside the health plan network, only emergencies are covered and nothing experimental. luis says he was referred to another dr . >> i said that the dr. have any experience
be in jeopardy. john fowler is live. john? >> reporter: well the bridge should be safer in an earthquake the whole reason this $6.4 billion bridge is being built. and the bridge bolts failed last month are being fixed, or might be there is no fix yet. the question is can the bridge be safer by labor day? caltran doesn't know why the bolts failed last month. they are designs on how to fix it, but haven't decided. >> it is the closest of the quarters giving us a challenge. >> the sheer key, that keeps the bridge deck on in an earthquake is the problem. >> it is simple, but because of the importance you can't just let it partially be done and move on. >> reporter: studying the old and new bridge, he says there is no reason they can't make and install the fix in the next four-months. >> i don't see why it can't be fixed and opened in time on labor day. >> reporter: they are analyzing whether they will open it without it in place. they say the sheer key fix shouldn't interfere with finishing the bridge. it is just a matter of money. >>> oakland police have found the car involved in a fatal sh
left her baby alone in the car in the mid-day heat. ktvu's health and science editor john fowler is live now with the dangerous situation she is accused of putting her child into. john? >> reporter: it happened after noon here
many hours but an accurate diagnosis can be life changing. health and science editor john fowler ktvu channel 2 news. >>> a study concludes the chickenpox vaccine has reduced the number of cases of the disease. researchers followed 7500 children vaccinated in 1995. over the course of the study, 15 cases per thousand. statistics before showed rates as much as 10 times that high. >>> in oklahoma the dental board is recommending criminal charges be filed against the surgeon at the center of a public health scare. 7,000 patients could have been exposed to hiv or hepatitis. they found unsafe practices at his clinics. former patients lined up today to be screened for hepatitis b, c and hiv. >>> security beefed up in texas today following a murder of a district attorney and his wife. the bodies of kaufman county district attorney mike mclelland and his wife were found saturday inside their home. at the courthouse in houston today deputies kept a watchful eye on people. authorities are looking into whether a gang is responsible for the killings. >> this, i think, is a clear concern to individ
of diagnoses are skyrocketing. as ktvu's john fowler reports. >> reporter: diagnosis of the attention deficit disorder honestly among boys is up. it's usually made by a busy pediatrician. >> when you have people who don't have the time or training diagnosed adhd you really are going to get a spike in the diagnosis. >> reporter: psychiatrist nora davis says about 70% of high school boys actually have adhd but three times that get a diagnosis. pressured by parents, teachers some just to get medication. >> they want it for these competitive high school. for the sats and i won't give it to them. >> reporter: about 2/3 of those diagnosed take medication, stimulants such as ridelin and aderol. they increase the action of the inhibition centers in the brain. but these drugs do have serious side effects. >> if the dose gets too high people begin to see things that aren't there, hear things that aren't there such in paranoia. they become sleep deprived and irrational. >> reporter: some children will sell their pills. effects can be similar to amphetamines. >> reporter: dr. davies urge parents and teac
with their doctor. >>> new statistics on adhd shows the number of diagnoses are skyrocketing. as ktvu's john fowler reports. >> reporter: diagnosis of the attention deficit disorder honestly among boys is up. it's usually made by a busy pediatrician. >> when you have people who don't have the time or training diagnosed adhd you really are going to get a spike in the diagnosis. >> reporter: psychiatrist nora davis says about 70% of high school boys actually have adhd but three times that get a diagnosis. pressured by parents, teachers some just to get medication. >> they want it for these competitive high school. for the sats and i won't give it to them. >> reporter: about 2/3 of those diagnosed take medication, stimulants such as ridelin and aderol. they increase the action of the inhibition centers in the brain. but these drugs do have serious side effects. >> if the dose gets too high people begin to see things that aren't there, hear things that aren't there such in paranoia. they become sleep deprived and irrational. >> reporter: some children will sell their pills. effects can be similar to am
the birds will move over to pier 91. >> reporter: officials say the mating season is just beginning. john fowler, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> in two minutes, another mess for carnival cruise lines. what the company blames for the crash that caused this damage. >>> then, no lights and no hot water in this bay area home after it was struck by lightning. >> basically, it's like camping out in my own house. >> why the homeowner says she has no choice but to stay. >>> plus, your chances for more rain this weekend in your complete bay area forecast. . >>> developing news now from east oakland where people are looking for -- or police are looking for multiple people after a man was shot in the chest an hour ago. people living near macarthur boulevard and parker avenue say they heard up to 20 shots fired. they also saw several drivers speeding from the scene. we're told the shooting victim is latino, possibly in his late 20s. he was shot tin street. police are now canvassing the neighborhood for clues or information. no arrests have been made. >>> carnival cruise lines says bad weather is to blame f
is just beginning. john fowler, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> in two minutes, another mess for carnival cruise lines. what the company blames for the crash that caused this damage. >>> then, no lights and no hot water in this bay area home after it was struck by lightning. >> basically, it's like camping >> basically, it's like camping out in my own [ teen ] times are good, aren't they, kids? it's nice having u-verse, isn't it? see back in my day, we didn't have these newfangled wireless receivers. fangled? no, we watched march madness in the living room... that's where the tv outlet was. what is he talking about? and if mom was hosting her book club that day, guess what...you missed it! we couldn't just move the tv all willy-nilly all over the house. ohh! ohh! kids today have it so good. ok. [ male announcer ] the wireless receiver. call to get u-verse tv starting at $19 a month for 2 years with qualifying bundles. rethink possible. . >>> developing news now from east oakland where people are looking for -- or police are looking for multiple people after a man was shot in the chest an h
the hidden costs to caregivers. john fowler here now with a very sobering look at the future. >> reporter: 10 million american families right now care for an elderly relative at home. it could be 60 million in less than 20 years. economists say insurance and the government simply cannot afford dementia care. 51-year-old constance told me she was a prisoner of her own compassion, caring for her mother 24/7. the constant monitoring, constantly urging to eat, the bathing, much harder than raising children. >> it was so stressful for me. it made me crazy. the anger comes up. the emotion comes up and the desperation. so feeling all that and trying to be compassion is not easy. >> reporter: she was also raising a son. she says this all cost her her marriage plus a financial toll not covered by medicare, insurance or anyone else. >> the sheer amount of time that i missed work, doctor visits, taking them to the senior center. >> reporter: one health economist told me, across america, lost wages because of dementia top $50 billion a year. and dementia costs are expected to skyrocket, doubling in less
at ucsf beginning tomorrow. no word yet on coverage for any treatment. john fowler, ktvu. >>> the effects of the rutgers university basketball schedule are spreading. athletic director tim preneti resigned for not firing basketball coach mike rice sooner. rice was released after videos became public. preneti was fired for not firing him when the videos became available four weeks ago. >>> moving into parts of the northern california, a few showers moving into parts of the bay area as we head into saturday morning and once again on a sunday. the bulk of the activity. most of this not reaching the ground but a few showers moving into parts of mendecino. right now still lots of cloud cover favoring the northern half of the region. as far as temperatures, not too cold. san jose right now 55 degrees. reporting partly cloudy skies. some fog out toward santa rosa and the fog really regrouping coast side. and surging locally back into the bay. forecast headlines for tonight we'll go with the clouds and the fog. tomorrow for the weekend in fact. mostly cloudy skies, the chance of a few light showe
for luis' two day evaluation at ucsf beginning tomorrow. no word yet on coverage for any treatment. john fowler, ktvu. >>> the effects of the rutgers university basketball schedule are spreading. athletic director tim preneti resigned for not firing basketball coach mike rice sooner. rice was released after videos became public. preneti was fired for not firing him when the videos became available four weeks ago. >>> moving into parts of the northern california, a few showers moving into parts of the bay area as we head into saturday morning and once again on a sunday. the bulk of the activity. most of this not reaching the ground but a few showers moving into parts of mendecino. right now still lots of cloud cover favoring the northern half of the region. as far as temperatures, not too cold. san jose right now 55 degrees. reporting partly cloudy skies. some fog out toward santa rosa and the fog really regrouping coast side. and surging locally back into the bay. forecast headlines for tonight we'll go with the clouds and the fog. tomorrow for the weekend in fact. mostly cloudy skies, t
. >> pelley: john, thanks very much. we have on the telephone an eyewitness to the explosion. her name is jamie fowler. jamie, can you hear me? >> yes, i can, scott, good evening. >> pelley: good evening, what did you see? >> my husband had just finished the marathon and we dribbled back off the finish line to watch another good friend of ours come through. my husband went inside because he was really cold so we wish mid-friend well, came outside and were walking at the corner of boylston and her ford and we saw several drunk people and saw people start running and smelled smoke and it was really loud and chaotic and we thought there had been possibly gunfire. and we moved to an alleyway for protection and we couldn't get any information. we didn't know what was going on. so i actually called my dad who's in california and i said "do you see anything on the news?" and we lost the phone connection so we were standing in an alleyway trying to figure out what to do and just hearing sirens and smelling the smoke and it was pretty scary. >> pelley: did you witness the first explosion and th
and investigators, he says, are about to clear him. >> thank you very much, john. we're following a developing story this morning in northern california. police are investigating the stabbing death of an 8-year-old girl. leila fowler was discovered on saturday by her 12-year-old brother inside their home in the rural community of valley springs, that's about 60 miles southeast of sacrament to look at that beautiful little girl. investigators say the parents of the children were not home at the time. they say she don't have a specific suspect, but are looking for a white or hispanic male considered armed and dangerous. >> we're searching extensively into attics, storage sheds. it is a difficult area to search. it's rural, remote. the grass is tall right now. >> police also say they collected finger prints and dna from inside the house. hopefully they'll have the results within a week. >>> a mississippi man due in court today. he's accused of sending letters to president obama and two others tainted with the deadly poison ricin. 41-year-old james everett dutsch dutschke, a martial arts instructor and
of the death penalty. >> interesting development there. thank you very much, john. >>> we have a developing story in northern california, where police are look for a suspect in the murder of an 8-year-old girl in her home. the parents of layla fowler did not have to say anything at a news conference last night. the pain on their faces said it all. cnn's paul vercammen live in valley springs, california, with the latest on the hunt for layla's killer. any new developments there? >> well, the autopsy confirmed that young layla died of multiple stab wounds. she was stabbed a number of times. the authorities withholding how many times and where because that's a key point of evidence. also, no suspects composite out here. no prime suspect. and that has residents out here very frustrated. sheriff's deputies on foot and in patrol cars made their presence seen. this is where layla fowler, the 8-year-old girl stabbed to death in her home over the weekend, attended third grade. some classmates held flowers for layla. their parents held on to fear. >> i'm scared for my kids and for the family. it's ho
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